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  • NYSSCPA's Top 10 Tax Filing Tips

    By:
    Michael Moi
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    Feb 16, 2017

    NYSSCPA 2016 Top 10 Tax Filing Tips

    1. New York State driver’s license requirement – When New York taxpayers begin filing their 2016 returns, they’ll also need to provide their accountant with their New York State driver’s license or state-issued IDs. This new information will act as an additional level of identity authentication to prevent fraudulent returns from being filed by criminals. Alabama and Ohio have similar requirements with more states to follow. Only one ID is necessary for married couples filing jointly.
  • CPA Society Presents Sidney Kess Financial Planner Conference, Jan. 17

    By:
    Maya Lindsay
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    Jan 10, 2017

    NEW YORK – (Jan. 10, 2017) - On behalf of the New York State Society of CPAs’ (NYSSCPA) Foundation for Accounting Education (FAE) and Baruch College, Sidney Kess, counsel to Kostelanetz & Fink, LLP, and  accounting profession icon presents, The CPA as Financial Planner Conference on Jan. 17, from 8:30 a.m. – 5 p.m. The conference will be held at Baruch College’s Zicklin School of Business, 55 Lexington Ave, in New York City.

  • 2017 Excellence in Financial Journalism Awards – Call for Submissions

    By:
    Maya Lindsay
    |
    Dec 5, 2016

    NEW YORK – (Dec. 5, 2016) – It’s about that time again! The 34th annual Excellence in Financial Journalism Awards (EFJ) — honoring the best in business news journalism — is calling for submissions. Broadcast, print, radio and online news organizations and reporters can submit financial news stories that were published, posted or aired between Jan. 1, 2016 and Dec. 31, 2016. 

     

  • NY CPAs Support Proposed Cybersecurity Rules for New York’s Financial Institutions — But With Revisions

    By:
    Michael Moi
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    Nov 17, 2016
    NEW YORK (Nov. 17, 2016)—The New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA) supports the New York State Department of Financial Services’ proposed cybersecurity requirements for the state’s financial services companies; however, the Society warned against using current language in the proposal that could potentially undermine their effectiveness or result in unintended consequences. Some of the Society’s suggestions would provide impacted organizations with flexibility to comply with the new DFS regulations.
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